Lewisia pygmaea

Pygmy Bitterroot
Lewisia pygmaea (Oreobroma pygmaea)

Family: Miner's Lettuce (Montiaceae )
AKA: Least Lewisia
Photo taken on: June 26, 2007
Location: Lily Lake Trail, GV, CO
Life Zones: Montane to alpine
Habitat: Moist places

Grows low to the ground with long, fleshy leaves. Flowers range from pale-pink to magenta.

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